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Made For Walking?

By chase
Taken at the Ruddington Village Museum a week ago during an excursion with Wooly & AlleyCatz.
Part of the cobbler's workshop display.
I liked all the tones in this image but thought I might have a go at a conversion to B&W.
Lighting was pretty poor...from overhead lamps...& the surroundings were rather orange looking wooden floors as the display is in an old Church in the middle of the village.
I used 7 bracketed exposures here,starting at 1/20th sec for the metered image then one stop apart under & over exposed.
Combined & tonemapped in Photomatix,converted to B&W using the Channel mixer & curves layers in CS3

Probably the last one from my HDR learning curve for a while...gotta find some new places to go Wink... & possibly the steepest of the lot as I included a conversion.

F11 manual mode
7 bracketed images
ISO 200
Tripod mounted
F/L 40mm
Pattern metering

Thankyou for taking the time out to look/comments.
Constructive critisism more than welcome Smile
Janet xx

Tags: General Old Boots Hdr Black and white Close-up and macro Shoes Cobbler Ruddington village museum

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Comments


SRC15 11 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 8:06PM
awesome Shot! Great mono Shot!,,

Stuu

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jdenman 11 19 5 Spain
19 Aug 2008 8:07PM
Cracking mono, love it.
John
19 Aug 2008 8:08PM
Love this, excellent.
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
19 Aug 2008 8:26PM
What a Finale! Smile

Fran x
User_Removed 11 1 8 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 8:33PM
A brilliant, timeless image... (I wish I'd taken it....... cobblers!)
Al.
LeighRebecca 12 267 10 England
19 Aug 2008 8:33PM
Can't offer any advice here, this is great. Hdr done really well and to great effect.

Leigh
19 Aug 2008 8:36PM
very well captured shot, well done
chris-p Plus
14 72 England
19 Aug 2008 8:36PM
Cobblers Wink
Fine job Janet..
Glynn 13 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 8:44PM
Got a lot of 'sole' in this shot Janet Wink (sorry)


Quote:Constructive critisism more than welcome


Keep up the good work.

C U in 4 days swetie

Glynn
GillyB Plus
14 317 8 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 8:46PM
Excellent work again Janet, expertly captured and converted ....

gill
chase Plus
14 1.3k 271 England
19 Aug 2008 8:48PM
Thankyou all
Hmmm some alternative titles coming out from the woodwork I see Wink
I accept your apologies Glynn....lol,let's hope the light is good on the day !! Grin
Janet xx
exposure Plus
15 6.0k England
19 Aug 2008 9:02PM
A Lovely effect and mono tones Janetlovely light detail and composition.
Pauline.
JONTHELENS 12 34 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 9:19PM
superb.
jon
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
19 Aug 2008 9:31PM
Love this shot Janet-- Probably right about the b&w conversion-- Works so well, Jennnnn
MNPHOTO 11 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2008 9:44PM
excellent work
AlleyCatz 13 274 6 England
20 Aug 2008 7:48AM
Hey Janet.....Think you have done a great job (again)
Like the crop & tones.
All the shoes are paired and a neat b/g Wink

We need a new venue.....soon.


~Alley~
chase Plus
14 1.3k 271 England
20 Aug 2008 8:15AM
Thanks all

Yes Alison,I had better get my thinking cap on !
Wooly 14 112 4 England
20 Aug 2008 8:20AM
Hey! don't be makin plans without me! Wink

Excellent job Janet, really suit the mono.

Alan
MandsH 12 England
20 Aug 2008 8:21AM
Excellent shot, looks great in mono
Mandy
chase Plus
14 1.3k 271 England
20 Aug 2008 9:34AM

Quote:Hey! don't be makin plans without me!

Would we dare ?? Grin

Thanks all.
Janet xx
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
20 Aug 2008 10:50AM
A load of old cobblers Smile ....... would be pleased to see these Janet.
Bootiful conversion.
Brian.
kinfatric 15 550 9 Scotland
20 Aug 2008 7:42PM
I think its a great collection of old boots Janet, well handled and edited

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